Corporate counsel are seasoned veterans at navigating uncertainties in their landscapes, including the regulatory environment, staffing and other areas. Sometimes, as during the pandemic, there are no playbooks. In this piece published by ACC Docket, Olga Mack, CEO and general counsel of Parley Pro, a next-generation contract management solution, discusses how COVID-19 accelerated decision-making and changes to workflow and collaboration. Mack recognizes that employees are distracted and overwhelmed, but says that technology provides dependable direction when employees need it most. "In many ways," she writes, "the push to rely more on technology now is helping teams build trust in digital frameworks that provide a strong sense of structure, inclusion, and consistency — the very bedrock of the longed-for stability employees need in the virtual workplace." She offers a handful of specific ways automation of document management can help in-house teams better understand business relationships and track projects. Find her full article here.
Published July 27, 2020.